X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Axiotron Modbook: Mac Tablet Computer Revealed

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

At this week’s Macworld conference, Axiotron is showing off its new Mac-based tablet computer, the ModBook. The ModBook is an aftermarket hardware modification kit that transforms Apple’s MacBook portable into the world’s first Mac tablet computer.

Axiotron ModBook Mac Tablet Computer

The ModBook features a WACOM pressure-sensitive digitizer, allowing artists to draw directly on its 13.3-inch (1280×800) LCD screen. It also works with Apple’s Inkwell handwriting and gesture recognition software, providing immediate integration with all applications. The computer also features built-in GPS tracking, and iSight camera and an internal CD/DVD or DVD burner. Axiotron has also encased the computer in a magnesium alloy case for durability.

The ModBook will be available from Other World Computing with prices starting at $2279 for a complete system, including an Intel Core Duo MacBook, the ModBook conversion kit and a 1 year warranty on the complete system.

[ADDED: Video of the ModBook in action, via CrunchGear…]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



A Visual History of Light

A Visual History of Light

Papillon (Trailer)

Papillon (Trailer)

Rugged & Dapper All-in-One Wash

Rugged & Dapper All-in-One Wash

Advertisement
BMW 8 Series Coupe’s V8 Sounds Off

BMW 8 Series Coupe’s V8 Sounds Off

MINI at Mid-Ohio: A Crash Course in Kickass Race Culture

MINI at Mid-Ohio: A Crash Course in Kickass Race Culture

Mercedes AMG GT S Roadster: Wind in Your Hair at 192 mph

Mercedes AMG GT S Roadster: Wind in Your Hair at 192 mph